Rihanna attends the Zac Posen fashion show at Vanderbilt Hall at Grand Central Terminal  in New York City last month. Photograph: Chelsea Lauren/Getty Images

A defamation action against singer Rihanna brought by her Dublin-based former head of security is no longer proceeding.The action was brought by Geoff(...)

Actor Jenny Dickson and solicitor Gerald Keane will be cooking for a good cause  in Ouzo’s, Blackrock

He fancies himself as a chef, but if his culinary creations go awry, he’ll mount a good defence should you resort to the law. Solicitor Gerald Kean is(...)

Celebrating Wicklow

My Place on Canvas, an art exhibition celebrating the Wicklow landscape, is the culmination of a three-year project by local artist Rod Coyne. He invi(...)

Gerald Kean who has lost his  appeal against a finding of professional misconduct arising out of his handling of a former client’s case. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The High Court has dismissed solicitor Gerald Kean’s appeal against a finding of professional misconduct arising out of his handling of a former clien(...)

Solicitor Gerald Kean: his barrister argued that there was no conduct of a disgraceful or morally culpable nature, or any gross negligence on his part. Photograph: Alan Betson/The irish Times

Solicitor Gerald Kean made “elaborate and increasingly desperate” efforts over months to cover up his alleged failures in dealing with a client’s cas(...)

Gerald Kean, at the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal in Smithfield, Dublin in November last year. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Solicitor Gerald Kean’s denial of complaints made against him by a former client was “incoherent, confused and made very, very little sense”, the Law (...)

A three-judge Supreme Court today dismissed the appeal by Usaman Ahmed against the High Court’s dismissal of his case against Longford Town Council over an incident in May 2009 at a children’s public playground in Longford town.  Photograph: Reuters

A young boy who sued for damages over arm injuries suffered after he fell off a swing in a playground has lost his appeal against the rejection of his(...)

A Law Society Solicitors’ Disciplinary Tribunal recommended last May that Gerald Kean (above) be fined €20,000 for misconduct following complaints by a former client over services rendered by the solicitor. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An appeal by solicitor Gerald Kean arising from a finding of professional misconduct against him has been adjourned to September.A Law Society Solicit(...)

Tribunal recommended  Mr Kean be fined €20,000 after it found there was misconduct on his part. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Solicitor Gerald Kean has said he is “shocked” after the Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal made a finding of misconduct against him. The tribunal recom(...)

A Dublin-based former security chief for singer Rihanna (above) is taking the pop star to court over an email she sent to him. Photograph: Christopher Polk/Getty Images

Pop singer Rihanna is being sued at the High Court over allegedly making defamatory comments about her former head of security. Dublin-ba(...)